Poker in Kitzbühel:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

If you want to play for real money poker tournaments in Kitzbühel in Kitzbühel with 8.216 inhabitants, you will need to visit a official casino or a poker room.

In Kitzbühel and throughout Kitzbühel, poker is defined as a game of luck. Because of this, it is just allowed in casinos to poker for real cash. On this site we present you all the available options to play poker in Kitzbühel and show you the legal framework in Kitzbühel.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Kitzbühel ?

Legal notice
Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Kitzbühel ? © Unsplash

Poker Cash Games can fulfill in Kitzbühel and thus also in Kitzbühel the criminal offence of illegal gambling. Punishment based on these regulations is not rare if one organizes a public game of luck or participates in it.

Is poker a game of luck or not?

There is still no standardized decision whether poker is a game of luck or not. It is enough to know that the jurisdiction in Österreich and therefore also in Kitzbühel classifies poker as a game of chance. The difference is that state casinos in Kitzbühel have a authorisation. Playing poker there is allowed.

Poker in bars in Kitzbühel

Especially for pubs the criminal side is very risky. There is the danger of losing the official permission to operate a restaurant in Kitzbühel if you make yourself liable to prosecution.


  • Poker cash games are basically forbidden in Österreich and therefore also in Kitzbühel.
  • The casinos in Österreich have a authorisation.
  • Often it is very difficult for the authorities in Kitzbühel to evidence prohibited gambling.
  • Tournaments are considered a game of skill, cash games a game of luck

Please note that the information provided does not constitute legal advice under the law and cannot replace legal advice, as such advice always requires knowledge of all individual circumstances, in particular of the specific individual case.

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Kitzbühel

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Kitzbühel © Unsplash

In Kitzbühel you are currently not allowed to enter a poker game for real money in public. If you still want to enter games for cash in Kitzbühel, you will have to travel to casinos & poker clubs and poker rooms in the local area. Please read carefully the section on Home Games if you are looking for further options.

Poker tournaments in Kitzbühel

You can find a big number of poker tournaments in Kitzbühel. Tourneys are permitted as long as there are prizes and not real money to be won. In Kitzbühel and the surrounding region there are frequent poker tournaments. Current tournaments can be discovered in the tournament calendar.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Kitzbühel

Other alternatives are offered by the various poker clubs & poker rooms with in and around Kitzbühel. We present you a small selection of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Kitzbühel:

Live poker in casinos near by Kitzbühel

In the heart of Kitzbühel you will currently not see a casino with poker rooms. Kitzbühel has its casinos usually in little towns and outside the heart of the city. It is certainly fast to reach them by car or public transport. The majority have additional an own transfer service. In case you want to drive your own car, all casinos provide spacious parking facilities for poker enthusiasts. Nowadays you can play a large range of poker games in each casino in Österreich. There are as well tournament series and Poker Events in which you can enter. At you'll find a summary, sorted by federal states, of every places running poker with their precise games and all required facts. Near Kitzbühel you will see a good selection of casinos with poker games with a decent travel time.

Casinos, Poker Rooms & Venues offering Poker in Kitzbühel

  • Casino Kitzbühel ( Website )
    Hinterstadt 24, 6370 Kitzbuhel, Austria

Best Poker Players from Kitzbühel

The following list shows you the Top 10 poker players with the highest tournament winnings from Kitzbühel.

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Kitzbühel in private locations

In Kitzbühel the legislation of the federal state Kitzbühel applies. If you want to organize legal poker home games in Kitzbühel, you must follow these facts.

Is the poker game in Kitzbühel public?

The poker game needs to be held in public to be criminal liable. A poker game is public after the jurisdiction in Kitzbühel, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". The best example of this is the poker for high stakes of money in Kitzbühel's bars, which normally anyone can join. Attention, this is forbidden!

How regularly does the homegame take place in Kitzbühel?

Even a closed society can be considered public in Kitzbühel according to § 285 II StGB, if gambling takes place there according to law.If the poker game takes place regulardy, it is prohibited in private rooms in Kitzbühel as well as in public. For example, if cash games are played for every week on the similar day, it does not matter if it is a private room or public. Both are illegal.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

If you are looking for the best option to play poker in Kitzbühel, we can advise online poker. We present a selection of trustful online sites where you can legally play for real money in Österreich. After some twenty years of online poker history, a couple of providers have emerged as the most reliable and consistent. We strongly recommend opening an account with these poker platforms and playing poker there. The poker tables on offer are excellent, the choice is large, the player pool is numerous and the rake is not too high. lists the most important and best providers in comparison.